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Some participants in our international conversation group asked about activities at Duke.  Here are some events for you to consider:

 A. Spectator sports

B. Films

Freewater films
Free for Duke students, $1 for Duke faculty, $2 for the public.  http://duuke.org/movies/calendar/

Screen/Society films
Printable schedule:http://ami.duke.edu/uploads/media_items/screen-society-chronological-schedule-for-fall-2013-pdf.original.pdf

French Film Festival (through October 28)

Latin American Film Festival (through October 15)
Hosted by Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill

 You can also find movies in the Duke Events calendar

C. Music


Duke Performances

Duke Coffeehouse

D. Plays


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Have you been to the Career Center at Duke yet? If not, you might want to take a look at its website, where you can find out about the services the center provides and the events it sponsors.

When you’re ready to visit, consider that you may either just drop in or make an appointment to talk with a career counselor:

Lookng for an internship? Ask a Career Center counselor about the iNet internship network.


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The English for International Students (EIS) program focuses on “supporting the academic life of international students.”  EIS offers courses on academic writing and oral skills as well as some consulting services.

For detailed information, please visit the EIS website:

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Duke’s Multicultural Center sponsors events and offers other resources to students as well as to the larger Duke community. Among those are:

  • Workshops
  • Discussion series

For more information about their programs and services, please visit: http://www.studentaffairs.duke.edu/mcc

With thanks to Julian Sanchez, Juanita Johnson, and other Center staff for welcoming the Writing Studio’s International Conversation Cafe into their lounge throughout the Fall 2009 semester ~ Rene Caputo

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Duke Visa Services provides “immigration and visa related services.”

For more information, visit their website:

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I-House offers services to Duke international and domestic students, international spouses, Duke’s campus, and the Durham community. These programs include:

  • Orientation workshops
  • Rides to local stores, the DMV, and other destinations
  • Weekly conversation gatherings

Visit http://www.studentaffairs.duke.edu/ihouse/programs-services

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The Academic Resource Center offers “a variety of programs and services to support the academic work of all Duke undergraduates,” including:

  • Peer tutoring program
  • Academic skills appointments
  • Program for students with disabilities

For more information: http://web.duke.edu/arc/about/index.php

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